Clean Energy Center The
"Next Generation"
Solar Home


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Location - Floor Plan - Excavation - Site Preparation - Rebar
Concrete Pour - Slab - Concrete Blocks - Underground Walls
Surface Bonding - Wood Framing - Waterproofing - Backfill
Subfloor - Upstairs Wall - Solarium - Downstairs Finishing
Upstairs Finishing - Tiling - CableRail Deck - Solar Array
Power Station - Wind Turbine - The Completed Home




These 300 lb. galvanized steel poles are supported prior to the 3-foot diameter
holes being filled with concrete. Installation of these poles was done by
Industrial Mechanical Inc. (IMI) of Watkinsville, Georgia. (December 22, 2005)




A cage of rebar is built in each 8-foot deep hole. The rebar also goes through
the pipes to ensure they won't spin if the arrays are hit by a strong wind gust.




Each array of eight GE Energy 165-watt solar panels is installed onto
a pole-top support system built by UniRac. (December 30, 2005)




The two completed solar arrays will generate 2,640 watts while in full sun.
This comes to approximately 10 kilowatt-hours per day.


Location - Floor Plan - Excavation - Site Preparation - Rebar
Concrete Pour - Slab - Concrete Blocks - Underground Walls
Surface Bonding - Wood Framing - Waterproofing - Backfill
Subfloor - Upstairs Wall - Solarium - Downstairs Finishing
Upstairs Finishing - Tiling - CableRail Deck - Solar Array
Power Station - Wind Turbine - The Completed Home


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